Dionne Warwick thinks plans for a Whitney Houston hologram tour are 'stupid' (Exclusive)

Dionne Warwick has a few opinions when it comes to a Whitney Houston hologram tour.

ET was with the 78-year-old music legend at the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America's 1st Annual Second Chance Digital Impact Recipient Awards in Washington D.C. on Thursday, where she was asked about the news that a hologram of her late cousin was being developed to go on tour.

"I haven't a clue as to what that is. It's surprising to me," Warwick expressed. "I don't know what it is. I think it's stupid, but whatever it is that's what it is."

Earlier this week, it was reported that Houston's estate was looking into launching new projects centered on the late singer, including a touring hologram. The "I Have Nothing" singer died in 2012 at the age of 48.

Houston's sister-in-law and former manager, Pat Houston, told the New York Times that a hologram was being developed and that the creation had "taken precedence over everything." The hologram would be to perform Whitney's biggest hits.

Warwick also addressed her recent comments questioning Beyonce's icon status in an interview she did with Essence. The "That's What Friends Are For" songstress told the publication that although she has an admiration for Queen Bey, she is doubtful as to whether or not her career will reach the level of success that musicians like Frank Sinatra and Patti LaBelle have.

"Everyone who I consider icons in the industry they've worked very hard and they have garnered the support of people who have supported them over the years," Warwick expressed. "There's one or two, or 10 or 12, or 20 years -- and we're talking about 60, 70, 80 years people who really earned that status."

Meanwhile, one thing that Warwick was excited about and devoted to was being a part of the Anti-Drug Coalition of America event. The CADCA represents over 5,000 community coalitions throughout the nation and abroad and works on substance abuse prevention.

"It's called Second Chance and fortunately we have people who are ready to do something about this opioid and other drugs that are taking our babies, especially not to mention the older folks who have been subjected to becoming tied to these drugs," she told ET. "It's a pleasure to be a part of this. Health has been one of my main says. I've worked diligently with many, many other avenues of health, but this is something that's very important and that's dominating the headlines today."

For Warwick, it's all about lending her voice. "I'm hoping that it helps," she relayed. "It's something that I definitely advocate and would definitely love to get more people involved."

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George Hamilton and Dionne Warwick during Dionne Warwick File Photos by Galella - c. 1970-1990, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Dionne Warwick Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Dionne Warwick Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Dionne Warwick Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Dionne Warwick Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Dionne Warwick Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
UNSPECIFIED - CIRCA 1970: Photo of Dionne Warwick Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
Circa 1980's Frank Sinatra with Sammy Davis Jr. and Dionne Warwick.
Dionne Warwick during Dionne Warwick File Photos by Galella - c. 1970-1990, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Dionne Warwick during Dionne Warwick File Photos by Galella - c. 1970-1990, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Dionne Warwick and Whoopi Goldberg during Dionne Warwick File Photos by Galella - c. 1970-1990, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
Actress Marla Gibbs attends the Dionne Warwick and The Warwick Foundation Third Annual That's What Friends Are For AIDS Benefit Concert on June 30, 1990 at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
USA - 1st MARCH: American singer Dionne Warwick posed in March 1990. (Photo by Martina Raddatz/Redferns)
NEW YORK CITY - MARCH 8: Singer Dionne Warwick and singer Whitney Houston attend the United Negro College Fund's 46th Annual Awards Dinner/Frederick D. Patterson Award to Whitney Houston on March 8, 1990 at the Sheraton Centre in New York City. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
Dionne Warwick and Burt Bacharach at Hammerstein Hall, W. 34th St.. for the TNT Special 'Burt Bacharach: One Amazing Night.' (Photo By: Richard Corkery/NY Daily News via Getty Images)
Dionne Warwick during Arista 25th Anniversary Celebration at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Sam Levi/WireImage)
Dionne Warwick during The Recording Academy HONORS - Nashville Chapter at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. (Photo by Rick Diamond/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 10: Dionne Warwick attends Society of Singers Honors Elton John with 14th Annual 'Ella' Award at Beverly Hilton on October 10, 2005 in Beverly Hills, CA. (Photo by Chad Buchanan /Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 15: Singer/Actress Dionne Warwick visits SIRIUS XM Studio on November 15, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Henry S. Dziekan III/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 18: Dionne Warwick performs during the 2015 Person Of The Year honoring Roberto Carlos on November 18, 2015 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - OCTOBER 15: Dionne Warwick attends the Latin Songwriters Hall Of Fame event on October 15, 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by John Parra/WireImage)
Dionne Warwick makes an appearance at a pre-gala media event ahead of receiving the Marian Anderson Award, on November 14, 2017, at the Kimmel Center, in Philadelphia, PA. (Photo by Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
WAIMANALO, HI - SEPTEMBER 16: Five time Grammy winning recording artist Dionne Warwick performs after the 2016 Hawaii Invitational of Polo event on September 16, 2017 in Waimanalo, Hawaii. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images for Hawaii Polo Productions)
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